The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 5 25 8
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 128 47 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 15.74% 6.30% 12.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.90% 37.01% 51.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 31 40
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£350 £260 £277
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -6.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £130 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £62.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.00% +217.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+40.84% -31.73%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
229 127 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.17% 17.02% 24.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 72 80
Average daily rate £338 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.80% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £128 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -32.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £28.42 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.32%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared.

1 229 (79.24%) SC Cleared
2 84 (29.07%) DV Cleared
3 83 (28.72%) ITIL
4 74 (25.61%) Microsoft
5 59 (20.42%) PRINCE2
6 56 (19.38%) Windows
7 55 (19.03%) MS Excel
8 47 (16.26%) MS Project
9 45 (15.57%) Finance
10 44 (15.22%) Service Management
11 37 (12.80%) Project Management
12 35 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
13 30 (10.38%) Service Delivery
13 30 (10.38%) SharePoint
14 27 (9.34%) HP
15 26 (9.00%) MS Exchange
16 23 (7.96%) SLA
16 23 (7.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 22 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
17 22 (7.61%) OVSD
18 21 (7.27%) Active Directory
19 20 (6.92%) MS Office
19 20 (6.92%) SQL
20 19 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2003
21 18 (6.23%) Oracle
22 17 (5.88%) VMware
22 17 (5.88%) People Management
23 16 (5.54%) Project Planning
23 16 (5.54%) Agile Software Development
23 16 (5.54%) Citrix

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (10.38%) SharePoint
2 26 (9.00%) MS Exchange
3 19 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.73%) Lync
5 5 (1.73%) Apache
6 4 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.04%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.35%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 55 (19.03%) MS Excel
2 47 (16.26%) MS Project
3 20 (6.92%) MS Office
4 3 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.73%) SAP SRM
2 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.04%) Office 365
2 1 (0.35%) IaaS
2 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.81%) iSCSI
2 8 (2.77%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (2.08%) DAB
4 5 (1.73%) LDAP
5 4 (1.38%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (1.04%) Network Security
6 3 (1.04%) VoIP
6 3 (1.04%) SAN
7 2 (0.69%) Internet
7 2 (0.69%) Wireless
7 2 (0.69%) SNMP
7 2 (0.69%) DNS
7 2 (0.69%) SSL
8 1 (0.35%) S/MIME
8 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.35%) SMTP
8 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.35%) IPsec
8 1 (0.35%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.35%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.73%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (1.04%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.69%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (0.69%) Essbase
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 8 (2.77%) MSI
2 6 (2.08%) InstallShield
3 4 (1.38%) AdminStudio
4 3 (1.04%) JDeveloper
4 3 (1.04%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.35%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.35%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (0.35%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.35%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.35%) JMeter
5 1 (0.35%) Selenium
5 1 (0.35%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.35%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 45 (15.57%) Finance
2 3 (1.04%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.04%) Retail
3 2 (0.69%) Electronics
4 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (15.92%) Analyst
2 35 (12.11%) Project Manager
3 33 (11.42%) Consultant
4 17 (5.88%) Coordinator
5 16 (5.54%) Support Analyst
6 15 (5.19%) 1st Line Support
6 15 (5.19%) Project Officer
7 14 (4.84%) Project Support Officer
8 13 (4.50%) Service Manager
9 12 (4.15%) Support Engineer
9 12 (4.15%) Applications Packager
10 10 (3.46%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 8 (2.77%) Delivery Manager
11 8 (2.77%) Senior Manager
11 8 (2.77%) Services Delivery Manager
12 7 (2.42%) Problem Manager
12 7 (2.42%) Incident Manager
13 6 (2.08%) Operations Manager
13 6 (2.08%) Service Desk Analyst
13 6 (2.08%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.73%) LAMP
2 4 (1.38%) .NET
3 3 (1.04%) Oracle ADF
3 3 (1.04%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.04%) WSH
4 1 (0.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.42%) CMDB
3 6 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.38%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.04%) SCADA
5 3 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.69%) Statistics
7 1 (0.35%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.35%) Replication
7 1 (0.35%) VHDL
7 1 (0.35%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.35%) PKI
7 1 (0.35%) CCTV
7 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 56 (19.38%) Windows
2 22 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (4.50%) UNIX
4 11 (3.81%) Windows 7
5 10 (3.46%) Linux
6 7 (2.42%) CentOS
7 6 (2.08%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.38%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.04%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.04%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.35%) Android
10 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (28.72%) ITIL
2 59 (20.42%) PRINCE2
3 44 (15.22%) Service Management
4 37 (12.80%) Project Management
5 30 (10.38%) Service Delivery
6 17 (5.88%) People Management
7 16 (5.54%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (5.54%) Project Planning
8 15 (5.19%) Problem Management
8 15 (5.19%) Risk Management
9 13 (4.50%) ITSM
9 13 (4.50%) Incident Management
10 11 (3.81%) Change Management
10 11 (3.81%) Configuration Management
10 11 (3.81%) CRM
11 10 (3.46%) Migration
12 9 (3.11%) Resource Management
12 9 (3.11%) Performance Management
13 8 (2.77%) Network Management
13 8 (2.77%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.92%) SQL
2 15 (5.19%) C
3 7 (2.42%) Java
4 4 (1.38%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.04%) VB
6 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.35%) VBScript
6 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 229 (79.24%) SC Cleared
2 84 (29.07%) DV Cleared
3 23 (7.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 16 (5.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (4.15%) CTC Cleared
6 11 (3.81%) MCSE
7 10 (3.46%) MCP
7 10 (3.46%) HNC
7 10 (3.46%) HND
7 10 (3.46%) ISEB
8 8 (2.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.04%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.69%) CCNP
11 2 (0.69%) CCNA
11 2 (0.69%) APMP
11 2 (0.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (0.35%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.96%) SLA
2 16 (5.54%) BS15000
3 9 (3.11%) QA
4 6 (2.08%) ISO 9000
5 5 (1.73%) P3O
6 3 (1.04%) BS25999
System Software
1 21 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (4.15%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.81%) NFS
6 5 (1.73%) Postfix
6 5 (1.73%) Sendmail
6 5 (1.73%) Squid
7 2 (0.69%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.69%) XenApp
8 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (7.61%) OVSD
2 12 (4.15%) Backup Exec
2 12 (4.15%) HP UCMDB
3 7 (2.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (2.42%) SCCM
4 5 (1.73%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (0.69%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.35%) OpenView
Vendors
1 74 (25.61%) Microsoft
2 27 (9.34%) HP
3 18 (6.23%) Oracle
4 17 (5.88%) VMware
5 16 (5.54%) Citrix
6 10 (3.46%) NetApp
7 9 (3.11%) Cisco
8 7 (2.42%) F5
9 6 (2.08%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.08%) Blue Coat
10 5 (1.73%) SAP
11 3 (1.04%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.04%) Symantec
12 2 (0.69%) AppSense
12 2 (0.69%) IBM
12 2 (0.69%) Informatica
12 2 (0.69%) Endeca
13 1 (0.35%) Lumension
13 1 (0.35%) ICL
13 1 (0.35%) Wyse
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